Ethan Oliver Ralph of The Ralph Retort is Arrested for Assaulting an Officer

A story you probably wont be seeing on The Ralph Retort, Ethan Ralph, most notable for his GamerGate-oriented news blog, has been arrested on three different charges.

Ethan Oliver Ralph Arrest DocketEthan Oliver Ralph Mugshot September 7thHe is being charged with public intoxication, obstruction of justice, and two counts of assaulting an officer. A likely story is that he resisted arrest when confronted by two officers over his drunken conduct, assaulting them in the process.

As with most states in the US, assaulting a police officer is a serious offense in Virginia. A class 6 felony, it carries a mandatory minimum sentence of 6 months in jail and a hefty $2500 fine. The Ralph is facing serious prison time as the maximum sentence, not including any other charges, is 5 years (should he be convicted).

Lolcow News has not received word if the arresting officer was conspiring to remove breasts from video games.

Loudoun Records on Ethan Ralph

Addendum: Ralph has stepped down[archive] as editor in chief at The Ralph Retort. His resignation does not mention his arrest.